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Wisconsin Life : Two-Spirit

Wisconsin Life

Two-Spirit

Ryan Young is a Two-Spirit artist who discovered an Ojibwe connection to gender identity.

University Place : Indigenous Critique of Whiteness in Children’s Books

University Place

Indigenous Critique of Whiteness in Children’s Books

Debbie Reese discusses the Native American stereotypes portrayed in children’s books.

Wisconsin Life : Rebecca Webster and Laura Manthe: Oneida White Corn Soup

Wisconsin Life

Rebecca Webster and Laura Manthe: Oneida White Corn Soup

Two cousins and members of Wisconsin’s Oneida Nation make traditional white corn soup.

University Place : Wisconsin Country Music Minute: Bill Miller

University Place

Wisconsin Country Music Minute: Bill Miller

Historian Bill C. Malone discusses Wisconsin-born singer and songwriter Bill Miller.

Here and Now : Noon Wednesday with guest Margaret Noodin

Here and Now

Noon Wednesday with guest Margaret Noodin

Margaret Noodin explains the need to preserve indigenous languages in Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Gardener : Visit a Native American Garden

The Wisconsin Gardener

Visit a Native American Garden

Learn about the importance of plants in Native-American cultures.

Around the Farm Table : Oneida Agriculture

Around the Farm Table

Oneida Agriculture

Inga visits the agricultural projects of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.

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PBS WISCONSIN EDUCATION

Wisconsin First Nations

Wisconsin First Nations

Resources providing educators with accurate and authentic educational materials to teach about the American Indian Nations of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Biographies: Walter Bresette

Wisconsin Biographies: Walter Bresette

Walter Bresette of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe) embodied an intelligent, inclusive model of activism and education.
Wisconsin Biographies: Chief Oshkosh

Wisconsin Biographies: Chief Oshkosh

Chief Oshkosh was crucial to the Menominee staying in their homeland and developed forest management practices used widely today.
The Ways

The Ways

Hear stories of culture and language from First Nations community members around the central Great Lakes.
Re/sound: Wade Fernandez

Re/sound: Wade Fernandez

Wade Fernandez lives on the Menominee Reservation in Northeastern Wisconsin and tours internationally performing his music, finding inspiration in nature.
State Statutes For American Indian Studies

State Statutes For American Indian Studies

Act 31 requires public instruction on Wisconsin’s eleven federally-recognized American Indian nations and tribal communities.
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WISCONTEXT

Wisconsin's Act 31

Wisconsin's Act 31

Learn why Wisconsin's schools teach native and indigenous history and culture.
Tribal Sovereignty and Native American Gaming

Tribal Sovereignty and Native American Gaming

Explore the history and long legal path of tribal gaming in Wisconsin.
Preserving Native Languages

Preserving Native Languages

Wisconsin linguists and teachers work to build future generations of fluent speakers.
Wisconsin's Remaining Effigy Mounds

Wisconsin's Remaining Effigy Mounds

Wisconsin burial sites provide a crucial window into the re-Columbian period.
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PBS Wisconsin News

Ancient Human Remains Unearthed

Ancient Human Remains Unearthed

Ancient Native American human remains have been unearthed at the proposed Kohler Golf Course site.
Wisconsin State of the Tribes

Wisconsin State of the Tribes

History is at the heart of Wisconsin's 2021 State of the Tribes address delivered by John D. Johnson, Sr.
Wolf Hunt

Wolf Hunt

An Ojibwe treaty rights group decries the Wisconsin wolf hunt process in terms of ``extreme disappointment.``
Wolf Hunt Dynamics and Impact

Wolf Hunt Dynamics and Impact

How Wisconsin's first regulated wolf hunt since 2014 will affect the state's wolf population is a guessing game for wildlife specialists.
Violence Against Indigenous Women

Violence Against Indigenous Women

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force held its first meeting to chart a course for the group.
Pandemic Nursing Home Regulations

Pandemic Nursing Home Regulations

The Oneida Nation got ahead of the state on nursing home regulations for the coronavirus.

Wisconsin Life Radio

Charlie Hill

Charlie Hill

Wisconsin comedian Charlie Hill continues to inspire generations of indigenous people.
Elaine Tourtillott

Elaine Tourtillott

Remembering Rae Elaine Tourtillott and preventing future violence.
Mohican Veterans Group

Mohican Veterans Group

An army veteran reflects on service, founding a Mohican veterans group.
Tomahawk Circle

Tomahawk Circle

Founded in 2006, the Lac Du Flambeau Ojibwe drum group got its name from the street on which the founding members grew up.
Birch Bark Canoes

Birch Bark Canoes

Birch bark canoes take time, as does learning we’re stronger together.
Wild Rice Harvest

Wild Rice Harvest

The wild rice (manoomin) harvest tradition is being passed down to tribal youth.
Healing Circle Run

Healing Circle Run

The Healing Circle Run connects Ojibwe communities across the ceded territory in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Arnold Chevalier

Arnold Chevalier

A Menominee tribal member started his propane business to help himself and his neighbors.
Waadookodaading

Waadookodaading

Learn about an innovative immersion school revitalizing Ojibwe language and culture.
The Lands We Share

The Lands We Share

Laura Manthe and the Oneida White Corn Growers Group have spent years breeding the heirloom crop.
Ho-Chunk House of Wellness

Ho-Chunk House of Wellness

Amy Delong works within and for her tribal community at the Ho-Chunk House of Wellness in Baraboo.
Warriors Boxing

Warriors Boxing

Mark Antonio Daniels, Jr. trains with the Forest County Potawatomi Boxing Club (FCP) under the guidance of his father.